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Feb 27, 2012

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NYT Global Update: Inquiry Leader Says Murdoch Papers Paid Off British Officials

The New York Times International Herald Tribune
February 27, 2012
Compiled 21:45 GMT

Global Update



TOP NEWS

Inquiry Leader Says Murdoch Papers Paid Off British Officials

By SARAH LYALL
The officer leading the police investigation into Rupert Murdoch's British newspapers said on Monday that reporters and editors at The Sun tabloid had over the years paid hundreds of thousands of dollars for information.

Nuclear Crisis Set Off Fears Over Tokyo, Report Says

By MARTIN FACKLER
In the darkest moments of last year's nuclear accident, leaders secretly considered the possibility of evacuating the Japanese capital.

Syrians Said to Approve New Charter as Battles Continue

By NEIL MacFARQUHAR and ALAN COWELL
The Syrian Interior Ministry said Monday that voters had overwhelmingly approved a referendum on a new Constitution. The announcement came amid reports of violence in Homs.
T Magazine

T Magazine

Look of the Moment | The 84th Annual Academy Awards

By EDWARD BARSAMIAN
At last night's Academy Awards many of Hollywood's brightest stars attempted spring's best-loved trends - and for their graceful efforts, if anything, we give them all props.
Opinion

Editorial

Airlines, Emissions and Europe's Sensible Plan

The United States and the other nations are wrong to object to the European Union's program that requires airlines flying into or out of Europe to pay a fee for gas emissions.
WORLD

Afghan Uproar Casts Shadows on U.S Pullout

By MATTHEW ROSENBERG and THOM SHANKER
Administration officials described growing concern about a drawdown by the United States that hinges on the close mentoring and training of Afghan army and police forces.

Suicide Attack Kills 9 in Eastern Afghanistan

By ALISSA J. RUBIN and GRAHAM BOWLEY
Two suicide attackers detonated a car bomb at the entrance to a NATO air base in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, killing at least nine Afghans, officials said.

A Taste of Hope Sends Refugees Back to Darfur

By JEFFREY GETTLEMAN
More than 100,000 people have left the sprawling camps where they took refuge for nearly a decade and headed home to their villages in Darfur over the past year.
BUSINESS

A Call for Beijing to Loosen Its Grip on the Economic Reins

By DAVID BARBOZA
The government should alter its development model and steer the nation toward a market economy, researchers say.

German Lawmakers Approve New Greek Bailout

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
The German parliament approved a 130 billion euro ($173 billion) loan package for Greece after Chancellor Angela Merkel warned lawmakers that it would be irresponsible to abandon the country to bankruptcy.

Europe Gets Ready for Round 2 of Bank Loans

By JACK EWING
Analysts are watching with interest this week's reoffering of three-year loans at a rock-bottom interest rate.
TECHNOLOGY

Risk and Riches in User Data for Facebook

By SOMINI SENGUPTA
Facebook faces intense scrutiny on how it handles user data, creating a cloud of uncertainty for the company before its public offering.

Opt-Out Provision Would Halt Some, but Not All, Web Tracking

By TANZINA VEGA
Advertising and technology industries, which have been under pressure to do more to ensure privacy, said they would support a "Do Not Track" mechanism, yet consumers would hardly be invisible online.

Olympus Board Resigns, Taps Chairman From Bank

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Yasuyuki Kimoto, former executive at Sumitomo Mitsui bank, will take over as chairman of the Japanese medical equipment maker, which has been embroiled in a scandal involving the cover-up of massive losses.
SPORTS

Bode Miller to Miss Remainder of Ski Season

By BILL PENNINGTON
Bode Miller, 34, had surgery on his left knee on Feb. 20, but the range of motion needed for him to be competitive has not yet returned.
On Soccer

Arsenal Gets Second Wind to Push Past Tottenham

By ROB HUGHES
Arsenal came from two goals down to beat Tottenham Hotspur, 5-2, on Sunday, and Manchester United outlasted Norwich City, 2-1, on goals by the veterans Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs.
Global Soccer

Big Match Full of Mishandled Opportunities

By ROB HUGHES
A.C. Milan against Juventus should have been a chance to show off top-shelf Italian football, but the match was marred by poor officiating and rude fans.
U.S. NEWS

A Warship Returns, With the Family in Tow

By C.J. CHIVERS
The U.S.S. John C. Stennis recently ended a seven-month deployment, and more than 1,000 family members of its sailors were on board for the trip from Hawaii to San Diego.

Across Arizona, Illegal Immigration Is on Back Burner

By ADAM NAGOURNEY
Voters appear to be occupied with concerns about the economy and unemployment, and Republican presidential candidates are shying from an issue that could alienate Latino voters.

Start of Trial on Gulf Oil Spill Is Delayed Amid Talk of a Settlement

By JOHN SCHWARTZ
Lawyers in the case issued a statement saying that settlement talks were under way but that there was no guarantee of success.
OPINION
Op-Ed Columnist

Arm Syria's Rebels

By ROGER COHEN
Western and Arab states need to step up the flow of matériel and training for the Free Syrian Army.
Op-Ed Contributor

With Friends Like These

By RICHARD ALDOUS
The relationship between President Reagan and Prime Minister Thatcher was rockier than we remember.

Financial and Forex Info News | PiNG News: Insurance push for smartphone content






Telstra clears major NBN hurdle
Ben Packham TELSTRA'S NBN role cleared the last regulatory hurdle after the competition watchdog accepted its structural separation undertakings.
E-health system blows out to $760m
Karen Dearne SPENDING on Labor's Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record system has blown out to $760 million.
Insurance push for smartphone content
Fran Foo DAVID Moffatt is behind a push to offer insurance for mobile devices that cover both the hardware and its contents.
Financial gloom keeps lid on wages
Jennifer Foreshew SALARIES in more than 50 technology job categories in the Sydney market have remained flat.
Pressure test for NBN driver
Brad Howarth AS the chief executive of NBN Co likes to point out, he is building the network on behalf of his client - the federal government.
Dell sees lift in sales
Stuart Kennedy AFTER missing its first quarter sales forecast, Dell is hoping a brushed up line of enterprise packages will lift its fortunes.
Vita targets hard-core gamers
Stuart Kennedy THE PlayStation Vita is a neat little slab of gaming technology with graphic performance rivalling the PS3 console.
Travel claims on trip to easier access
Jennifer Foreshew TOM Roche is on a journey to create hassle-free interactions for customers and partners.
Airborne wireless on the launch pad
DOUBLECLICK: David Frith AUSTRALIAN air travellers wanting to connect to the internet while in flight have had a long wait.
PCs with Kinect respond to your moves
Chris Griffith A TECHNOLOGY better known in Xbox and action games is finding more uses.
Thomas Duryea lands council deal
Fran Foo HORNSBY Shire Council in Sydney's north has awarded a four-year contract to Thomas Duryea Consulting.
ACS warns of skills shortage
Andrew Colley AUSTRALIA'S peak IT professional association has valued the nation's digital economy at $100 billion.
Simonsen to lead Equinix's next spurt
EQUINIX has named Tony Simonsen as its new country manager for Australia, based in Sydney.
ABS turns to Deep Security
Fran Foo THE statisticians' tech team has an important mission: to protectour data assets.
Twitter fails to mobilise support
Nic Christensen and Amanda Meade SOCIAL media, particularly Twitter, failed those inside and outside the caucus room yesterday.
Many plans prove competition: NBN
Annabel Hepworth and Christine Seib THE NBN Co says the $36 billion National Broadband Network is encouraging competition betweenl telecommunications providers.
Japan's last PC chipmaker fails
Juro Osawa ELPIDA Memory filed for bankruptcy, in the largest corporate failure among Japan's manufacturers since the end of World War II.
Optus fails to gag AFL chief on content
OPTUS has failed to gag AFL chief executive Andrew Demetriou from claiming the telco was "lifting" content owned by sporting bodies.
Facebook ups the ante on mobiles
Ina Fried FACEBOOK is keeping mum on its own phone plans as it bulks up mobile development and introduces operator billing.
E-health records' $1m a day bill
Karen Dearne WE'RE struggling to deliver Rudd's e-health legacy but spending $1m a day so there's a lot at stake.
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IT Business
Travel claims on trip to easier access
Insurance push for smartphone content
ABS turns to Deep Security
ACS warns of skills shortage
Exec Tech
Vita targets hard-core gamers
Sony hopes Vita is the life of gaming
Motorola releases leaner Xoom 2 tablet
Experience with clunky trappings
Opinion
E-health records' $1m a day bill
Karen Dearne WE'RE struggling to deliver Rudd's e-health legacy but spending $1m a day so there's a lot at stake.